The build-up was so rapid in the last 6 hours I saved the images of when the animals were at a peak of weakness, in terms of the moving swirl of air currents. This was 5 hours ago but the worst for the animals was when was when we were in the tail winds.
At this point the animals were just sleeping. Ancient was in a state of exhaustion, but not as bad as in the past. He ate a half a bun and slept. It was beginning to drizzle lightly.
This is just now, 7 am. The worst of the storm energy is dissipated. Kenchu is still itchy and a little restless, but the rest seem to be trying to get past it by curling up and sleeping. The cats are also calm.
The rapidity of the development and breakdown was a bit shocking to me - I've never really followed the weather with much interest over the last decade. I've tried various weather sites for temperature changes, barometric pressure, moisture and humidity, wind speeds, etc. But the weather sites are usually silly and inconsistent (can't blame them really - that's how the weather is:).
Even when I knew the animals were affected, I was more interested in learning about the remedies to use rather than the weather itself. I could get nothing as clear as these satellite pics to observe and learn from. Anyway, now I can share these ideas. It's all basically about depressing hot air.:)
Here's a wonderful mobile app "India Satellite Weather" that shares images from the same satellite. I found it last evening, much gratitude to Shahul3D for it.
So I'm going to conclude that:
1. The body just prepares for storms and cyclones with inflammations and exhaustion.
2. The nervous system is the first to react - when the high winds begin thousands of miles away. At 700 miles or so, I begin to notice the animals are behaving differently. (A little late ...;) But there are visible behavioural changes ranging from excitation to deep depression in their mental state.
3. Then the mucus membranes show malfunction. This is the immune system cranking up. The eyes will be itchy and
the mucus greenish and pus-like, sometimes caked solid in kittens and
4. The first organ to react is the tonsils. The
throat area takes up the task of defense usually with itching and a soreness for
those with a diminished immunity. This is the point that dogs start
hawking up mucus in little puddles and cats frothy hairballs. Below 700 miles though it goes on until the storm breaks.
5. The liver follows within 12 hours producing excess bile for some unknown reason - probably clearing the alimentary canal - (I puked up sweetish bile after a coffee and had a night of dysentry on Sunday for this Thursday storm!) when the storm is still around 700 miles away.
6. As the storm approaches, sometimes rapidly, the immune reactions can vary from earache and dizziness to headaches and sinus trouble; and total, uncontrollable skin itch to bedwetting; constipation, diarrhoea and dysentry; and epileptic fits in the body.Below 500 miles away. The tail winds cause this reaction.
7. Tat about 300 miles, the wind speeds pick up and drop lower to the surface, pressure and temperature change can be felt on the skin. This is the point when entire systems collapse. So the endocrine system pitches in last - gearing up to function as a whole during a time of crisis. (Epilepsy is a malfunctioning endocrine thing I think from the way it responds to Hydrocot. This is also the point at which the most idjut cats and dogs are mating, fighting and caterwauling in a last-minute attempt to leave genetic material behind. lol, I've seen humans sex-up just before storms in pubs and dancefloors as well, so idiot-behaviour is universal:).
When the storm is breaking within 50 miles and other animals are getting better, this is when the under-developed, unready animal dies.
So now I have the seven preparation stages which kill sick animals, but are actually protective to the microcosm as the macro environment changes catastrophically (potentially life-threatening). More to think through later - esp how to use remedies in coordination with this phenomenon.
[I've made my guides very happy by putting all this down - they've been after me to put it "out there" all week.:]